Damietta Port is situated 10.5 km. west of the Nile river of Damietta branch westward Ras El-Bar, and 70 km. away from Port Said Port. The port installations extend on an area of 11.8 sq. Km. The port is bordered by an imaginary line connecting the eastern and western external breakwaters.
|Port ID Number (ISPS Code)||17373|
|Time Zone :||+2 GMT|
|Wave Code (VHF)||14-16|
|ISPS Code Source||http://www2.imo.org/ISPSCode/ISPSPortFacilities.aspx|
|Long||31 o 48 / E|
|Lat||31 o 23 / N|
|Water Density||1.025 g/cm3|
|Raining Season||Autumn – winter|
|Tidal range and flow||0.61 m.|
11.4 km. long, 15 m. deep, and 300 m. wide gradually decreasing to reach 250 m. at the breakwater fringe, the approach channel is bordered by 18 nightly-lit buoys.
The western breakwater is 1640 m. long with 140 m. land-based and 1500 m. sea-based area. The eastern breakwater is 750 m. long with 200 m. land-based and 550 sea-based area. Both breakwaters are made of stacked artificial acrobod piles topped with a concrete head.
The barge channel consists of two sections; one is 1350 m. long connecting the barge dock to the sea and the other is 3750 m. connecting the basin to the Nile branch. The barge dock area is 250×250 m comprising a 250 m. long, 5m. deep quay.
The turning dock diameter is 500 m. with 14.5 m. depth at the container berth, and 12 m. depth at the general cargo berth.
|Total Area||11800000 m2.|
|Land Area||8500000 m2.|
|Water Area||3300000 m2.|
|Total Warehouses Area||0.1 km2 (142510 m2).|
|Total Yards Area||0.25 km2 (254231 m2).|
|Total Silos Area||0.09 km2 (98304 m2).|
Maximum capacity 19.75 million tons annually,as follows:
- 7 million ton (General Cargo).
- 7.50 million ton (Dry Bulk).
- 5.25 million tons containerized cargo.
- TEU Capacity 1.2 million TEUs.
- Max. Ship Size 14.5 m. draft-vessels.
- Working Hours Throughout 24 hours (in 3 shifts).
Entrance Channel 11.3 km. Length, 300 m. width, 15 m. depts.
Barge Channel 4.5 km. length, 90 m. width, 5 m. depth
Pilotage is compulsory. Pilotage charges are payable in accordance with decree 60/1988 (concerning Egyptian vessels) and decree 73/1988 (concerning foreign vessels). Transshipment Containers are accorded 20-50% reduction according to decree 40/1990. Container carriers transiting the Egyptian ports are accorded 75% reduction.
|Rank||Number of Pilots|
Berths Information according to their types
|Berth Type||Number of Berths||Auxiliary Berths||Length (m.)||Depth (m.)|
Port Services and Facilities
Mechanical dock: with dimensions 12*42 m
Supply and Bunkering
- Bunkering vessels: The water is available in 3 tanks of 2300m2 capacity, taps are available on all berths
- Fresh water
- Food stuff
- Accomodation requirements
- Electrical requirements
- Machinery requirements
Security, Safety and Environmental Preservation Properties
- Medical facilities
- Pollution combating
- Fire fighting
- Rescue operations
|Address||Damietta Port Authority. P.O. Box. 13 Damietta|
|Telephone||057/290940 – 290941 – 290942|
|Telex||62204 DAMPA UN|
Port Security officer
|Telephone||+2057/290940 – 290941 – 290942 – 290944 – 290954 – 290956|
|Radio Terminal||Channel 14 for Naval Services|
|Radar Tower||External Tel: 290 964- Wireless channel 14.|